3 WAYS TO WEAR
3 WAYS TO WEAR THE 80S PUFFBALL SKIRT
By Lucy Glen, 2 November 2017
Right now, it's all about the 80s; on the TV (hello, Stranger Things) and in your wardrobe. With no signs of slowing down, your next obsession is the monochrome polka-dot puffball skirt. Ready to revolutionise your weekend with retro flair – here’s three ways to style it.
Styling by Ruby Leonard
So you’ve got a fancy PM occasion coming up? Let your style pin-up be Princess Diana with this dreamy spots-on-spots monochrome look. The polka overload works here because the top breaks up the print with contrasting giant Minnie Mouse-esque dots and a plunging neckline. Pointed slingbacks add a ladylike step and statement earrings and a bold grab-handle clutch nail that 80s glam.
Ultimate proof that the 80s can make the slick transition to your everyday wardrobe. This street-style cool get-up brings major monochrome credentials to your weekend strolls. A lace-up top adds laid-back texture and a pair of fresh sunnies will have you (and your mates) seeing green. The red cross-body bag breaks up the black and white silhouette with a practical twist and the metallic sneaks give a fun, moon-landing finish.
And it’s only right that you take the puffball skirt back to its motherland: the dance floor, obviously. For a modern update on the 80s night-out look, rework the retro with 2017's colour of the moment: pink. Bonus points for the sleek, sheer look. Add glittery heeled sandals to amp up the party vibes and shoulder-grazing earrings to give that stare-worthy flash of 80s bright.